Underrated Collins pushing Demon Deacons

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By Ken Cross Wake Forest coach Danny Manning plays lots of people.  He will get nine, ten, or eleven players into the game and find minutes accordingly.  One intangible that has allowed the Deacons to start at 7-2 is the rise of 6-10, 235-pound John Collins in the paint.  Manning wanted one post player to emerge around lots of talented …

Young Broncos show character in 80-79 thriller over LMU

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By Manny Nunez Winning basketball games takes much more than just talent from your skill players. If you look at some of the elite programs, with whoever opponent they face, it is always a tale of two halves. It was something that Loyola Marymount and Boise State faced in their game Monday night, a thrilling 80-79 win for BSU. With …